Gardening

Ripe for the Picking

June 10, 2009
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Last year I shared a story about why I have decided to make strawberry picking and jam making a yearly tradition. I had no idea what I was doing a year ago, but I somehow made enough jam to last the entire year. I was even able to give several jars away. This week my […]

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A Few "Strawberry" Recipes

June 11, 2008

KrisinTN asked if I would share the recipe that I used to make Strawberry Jam this week. She was reading my mind, because I was planning on posting a few recipes today since I have strawberries on the brain (and coming out of my ears!). Berry Freezer Jam (courtesy of 11th Edition Better Homes and […]

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About that Jam…

June 10, 2008

Just in case any of you got the wrong impression about my homemaking abilities yesterday, I thought I would clue you in as to why I took my 2 yr. old to the strawberry patch to pick our own berries for jam. (Hint: it is *not* because I am Martha Stewart!) I spent a lot […]

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Just Call me Martha…

June 9, 2008

This is one of the reasons I am running behind today. I took my 2 yr. old to a pick your own strawberry patch this morning, and I am trying to fit “jam making” into our daily routine. More about that later!

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Eating Organic/Locally on a Budget

January 27, 2008
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Eating Locally on a Budget Eating locally on a budget is something that can seem daunting. I grew up in a very rural area, and I can remember my mom sending me to our large garden before dinner to grab an onion, potatoes or whatever else she needed for dinner that night. We also had […]

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